Putting Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo is a common mistake to make. And exactly what you have to do about it will depend on several different factors. In the event that you want to find out what it is best to do to sort it out then keep reading.
Listed below are the key variables to to consider whenever determining whether to have a fuel drain:
Steer clear of having any untrained so-and-so to attend your car. We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have got the certification and working experience required to make sure that you are back on the road with minimal hassle or worry.
Inadvertently put Diesel in a Petrol Alfa Romeo? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Alfa Romeo Brera?
Give us a call and obtain reliable guidance and practical help for your specific circumstances
We are able to reach you to undertake the full fuel removal & clean right there on scene
As soon as we are done you can get back on the road and get on with your trip
We are the top rated wrong fuel drain professionals in the UK, boasting nationwide coverage, for Alfa Romeo motorists in particular. We mainly fix:
We are Alfa Romeo specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Petrol Alfa Romeo vehicles. No matter if it is roadside, on a petrol station forecourt, or even at your home, we are able to get you moving again.
The method of getting rid of Diesel from a Petrol car is generally identical for virtually all vehicle makes. Naturally it does differ slightly as every make has their particular different fuel system. However it still generally adheres to the following guidelines:
When someone has put Diesel in a Petrol car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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